Following Knox Robinson during one of his workouts.

A short break from the summer storms allowed for an 8x 600-meter lactate-inducing session. Making time for a workout amidst life's unpredictable demands meant that only a midday heat challenge was possible. Recovery was shortened in half between intervals, and barefoot strides on the grass followed the workout.

When you ditch your shoes, you reestablish a direct link with the earth beneath you. This feedback loop can help you make real-time adjustments to your form and gait, improving your overall running mechanics.